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Media releases - archived

You can access our archive of media releases since 2000 by using the filter by date range search on the left hand side. Once you have made your date selections, click the filter button.

This archive does not include the recent media releases.

 

 

Flood team on standby after weather warnings

Environment Waikato’s flood management team has been placed on standby after heavy rain and wind warnings were issued for northern and eastern parts of the region.

Councillors accept pay increase

Environment Waikato councilors have voted to accept pay rises following recommendations from the independent Remuneration Authority, which sets pay of elected officers and statutory officials.

Waihou-Piako funding proposals endorsed for consultation

Environment Waikato councillors have agreed that proposals for new ways of rating for the Waihou and Piako river and catchment works are to be included in the council’s draft Long-Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) 2009-19.

EW submits on Waikato-Tainui river deal legislation

Environment Waikato’s submission on legislation to enact the Waikato-Tainui co-management deal for the Waikato River says the agreement is positive for the river’s health but needs the details sorted out to ensure co-management runs smoothly.

Recent rain eases drought fears

Recent rain around the Waikato has significantly eased fears of drought in the region this summer, says Environment Waikato.

Waihou-Piako funding proposals endorsed

An Environment Waikato hearing committee is recommending that proposals for new ways of rating for the Waihou and Piako river and catchment works are included in the council’s draft Long-Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) 2009-19.

$1.5 million cuts proposed to pest management budget

Regional pest management strategy budget cuts worth just over $1.5 million in 2009-2010 have been put forward for discussion by Environment Waikato’s regional pest management committee.

Committee approves Hamilton bus fares rise

Environment Waikato’s finance and audit committee has today approved proposals for Hamilton bus fare rises designed to help EW cope with cost increases and other financial pressures.

EW welcomes Government Kopu bridge announcement

Environment Waikato says it is extremely pleased at the Government’s announcement that it will fund an early start to construction of a new Kopu Bridge near Thames on the Coromandel.

EW supports NZ Mushrooms request to Environment Court

Environment Waikato has advised the Environment Court that it supports a bid by New Zealand Mushrooms to extend the operation of its current Morrinsville composting operation until the end of 2010.

Education to target high Waikato road toll

Waikato’s road toll was again the highest in the country last year, despite the number of deaths dropping from 89 the previous year to 74, says Regional Transport Committee chairman Norm Barker.

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